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and there is nick smith. >> we're just trying to get answers and we said ask said we haven't been able to get the answers and every time, we've been shut down. >> and they continued to relay answers related to their son. the city council meeting filled with family and supporters accusing city leaders of dragging their feet and releasing details on the may 6th shooting and worse. >> this takes time. >> the city council member says the family deserves to know the truth. so does the public. >> people should let the process run its course its incumbent upon to us make sure we provide with the answer autos howard jordan claims he's doing his best and he leased a report on the investigation and in a statement says this will provide independent facts. >> this one that could have been given months ago. >> and representing the family in the wrongful death suit. he says the police report raises more questions than it answers. >> there is a number of them do not see a gun on the kid. >> the report also states there is bloomford -- in contradiction to other states saying he never fired a weapon. >> they
the one year anniversary of being evicted from the plaza. nick smith joins us. they claim the movement is not dead. >> reporter: absolutely. what is also made clear to me today, occupy oakland has many faces and the group that spoke a few moments ago said they do not speak for occupy oakland as a whole but rather they are concerned citizens who live in the city and believe more needs to be done about the tactics used by oakland police when dealing with confrontation. video from last year, this time the steps of city hall turned into eye tent city police took action to clear it after city officials believed it to be unsafe and unsanitary. demonstrators post add agenda for today which include a meeting at city hall this afternoon marching through the streets and reestablishing the encampment at frank ogawa plaza. asking supporters to bring tents, warm clothes and friends. last year dozens of police and hundreds of protesters clashed violently. the law enforcement used tear gas and other crowd control methods. the number of protesters diminished with each round of gas. this morning, we fo
jennings. >>> fire broke out at the alvarado shopping center on alvarado boulevard. nick smith is live on the scene. >> reporter: good morning. with daylight come the shock in the aftermath of in fire. you can see had you this parking lot is a flooded mess and the building is destroyed. we have counted nine businesses that have been gutted by flames or severely damaged because of water. look at flames in video from last night that tore through this strip mall. alameda county fire responded to the call of a structure fire after 1 a.m.. four alarms were called, the fire so intense at one point caused collapse of roof to the building. the heat so intense the smoke so thick and threat of that fire spreading so immediate that the 50 residents in an apartment building behind the mall were evacuated as a precaution. i spoke with one small business owner who could not believe what he saw. >> a lot of people call me and it is like, looks really bad, smoke all over and fire, you see all the flames and everything. shop for 24 years with daylight comes shock and frustration that he and other owner
, and the likelihood of any season is shrinking fast. nick smith is live in san jose. no fun for the fans, obviously, and no business for merchants who depend on those hockey games. >> absolutely, dan. we are here on busy san pedro street, and it is always popular, but on game day, the bars and the restaurants are packed and over flowing with people who fill seats to watch the sharks play. if they don't play, then they don't have the business. business owners said they won't have the staff. there is a trickle down affect that will be felt by everyone. >> the shark tank is a great place to go. it is one of the best venues. >> but so far this season it has remained sharkless. the nhl has officially canceled all games through november 1st. that means four regular season home games with the shark tank in the dark. >> i don't know what the realish you as are. the bottom line is, it is the fans. we want to see some hockey, good hockey action, and we are not going to get it. >> this is the third lockout since 1994. the league has told the players association that if an agreement is met by thursday, they ca
is shrinking fast. nick smith is live in san jose. no fun for the fans, obviously, and no business for merchants who depend on those hockey games. >> absolutely, dan. we are here on busy san pedro street, and it is always popular, but on game day, the bars and the restaurants are packed and over flowing with people who fill seats to watch the sharks play. if they don't play, then they don't have the business. business owners said they won't have the staff. there is a trickle down affect that will be felt by everyone. >> the shark tank is a great place to go. it is one of the best venues. >> but so far this season it has remained sharkless. the nhl has officially canceled all games through november 1st. that means four regular season home games with the shark tank in the dark. >> i don't know what the realish you as are. the bottom line is, it is the fans. we want to see some hockey, good hockey action, and we are not going to get it. >> this is the third lockout since 1994. the league has told the players association that if an agreement is met by thursday, they can still squeeze i
live team coverage of the giants win and nick smith with fans at at&t park. john is terrainy street party in the mission district and rick is with the players tonight. >> all right let's start it off with mike here in the studio. >> boy, what a night. this run to the world series may even more magical than the first time back in 2010. giants busted open in the 3rd inning. bases loaded. no outs. single to left center. the score. comes around from second. buster scores from first. 6 nothing. the bases loaded 5 times in the inning. 11 times came to bat. villain of the series holiday fly out to the man he injured series mvp marco to end the game. let the celebration begin. giants going to the world series. 9 nothing game 7 victory. abc 7 news sports reporter rick kwan is live at at&t park and rick the celebration still going on. >> yes. the fans are still out here celebrating. latest edition of the chronicle. giants win the pennant. it was a wet and wild kind of night as giants celebrated both on rain soaked field and in their clubhouse. >> i was able to be and help my t
anniversary of being evicted from the plaza. nick smith joins us. they claim the movement is not dead. >> reporter: absolutely. what is also made clear to me today, occupy oakland has many faces and the group that spoke a few moments ago said they do not speak for occupy oakland as a whole but rather they are concerned citizens who live in the city and believe more needs to be done about the tactics used by oakland police when dealing with confrontation. video from last year, this time the steps of city hall turned into eye tent city police took action to clear it after city officials believed it to be unsafe and unsanitary. demonstrators post add agenda for today which include a meeting at city hall this afternoon marching through the streets and reestablishing the encampment at frank ogawa plaza. asking supporters to bring tents, warm clothes and friends. last year dozens of police and hundreds of protesters clashed violently. the law enforcement used tear gas and other crowd control methods. the number of protesters diminished with each round of gas. this morning, we found banks an
! >> if that wasn't surprise enough here's nick smith showing up on her doorstep and giving her a really big check. penny said she almost didn't get the wonderful news. >> wasn't going to answer the phone. i really thought, i'm not going to answer the phone i was swimming between the giants and the 49ers and i -- i was switching between the giants and the 49ers and i don't want to be bothered, i'm grad -- i'm glad i did. >> penny will give some of the money to her kids and grandkids and fix the fence that has fallen down in the backyard. congratulations penny. >>> she needs to take that big check and fly to st. louis and give the giants good luck. >>> traffic and weather together, next. live look outside embarcadero san francisco what a difference a day makes cooler today and raindrops may be in our future. mike will have your full forecast. we'll check in with sue hall to talk about an important bridge closure starting tonight >>> major change in store for san francisco's skyline. i moved to new york to work in fashion. i came here with just a suitcase, maybe two. and luckily i found an apartment
night. we have live team coverage of the giants win and nick smith with fans at at&t park. john is terrainy street party in the mission district and rick is with the players tonight. >> all right let's start it off with mike here in the studio. >> boy, what a night. this run to the world series may even more magical than the first time back in 2010. giants busted open in the 3rd inning. bases loaded. no outs. single to left center. the score. comes around from second. buster scores from first. 6 nothing. the bases loaded 5 times in the inning. 11 times came to bat. villain of the series holiday fly out to the man he injured series mvp marco to end the game. let the celebration begin. giants going to the world series. 9 nothing game 7 victory. abc 7 news sports reporter rick kwan is live at at&t park and rick the celebration still going on. >> yes. the fans are still out here celebrating. latest edition of the chronicle. giants win the pennant. it was a wet and wild kind of night as giants celebrated both on rain soaked field and in their clubhouse. >> i was able
of the giants win and nick smith with fans at at&t park. john is terrainy street party in the mission district and rick is with the players tonight. >> all right let's start it off with mike here in the studio. >> boy, what a night. this run to the world series may even more magical than the first time back in 2010. giants busted open in the 3rd inning. bases loaded. no outs. single to left center. the score. comes around from second. buster scores from first. 6 nothing. the bases loaded 5 times in the inning. 11 times came to bat. villain of the series holiday fly out to the man he injured series mvp marco to end the game. let the celebration begin. giants going to the world series. 9 nothing game 7 victory. abc 7 news sports reporter rick kwan is live at at&t park and rick the celebration still going o >> yes >> yes. the fans are still out here celebrating. latest edition of the chronicle. giants win the pennant. it was a wet and wild kind of night as giants celebrated both on rain soaked field and in their clubhouse. >> i was able to be and help my team. this is great feeli
, starting tomorrow, mayor ed lee is claiming san francisco pride giants week. at at&t park, nick smith, abc news. >> thank you, nick. >>> tonight the san bruno city council voted to get rid of the head of the public utilities commission. it is the latest fallout from the pg&e explosion that destroyed dozens of homes and killed eight people. john alston is live in the crest more neighborhood with this new development. john? >> san bruno wants the head out passing a resolution. and while it is symbolic and does not have the force of law, the city leaders hopes it puts pressure on the regulator and the governor. >> it is a disgrace. >> the mayor of san bruno talking about how he thinks the california public utilities commission is handling the aftermath of the devastating explosion that killed eight people two years ago. survivors watched as the city council unanimously passed a resolution calling on the head of the scene to quit or be fired. >> i can't bring my daughter back. i am so happy that they are able to stand in front of everyone and support basically what the city needs. >> the city
lee is claiming san francisco pride giants week. at at&t park, nick smith, abc news. >> thank you, nick. >>> tonight the san bruno city council voted to get rid of the head of the public utilities commission. it is the latest fallout from the pg&e explosion that destroyed dozens of homes and killed eight people. john alston is live in the crest more neighborhood with this new development. john? >> san bruno wants the head out passing a resolution. and while it is symbolic and does not have the force of law, the city leaders hopes it puts pressure on the regulator and the governor. >> it is a disgrace. >> the mayor of san bruno talking about how he thinks the california public utilities commission is handling the aftermath of the devastating explosion that killed eight people two years ago. survivors watched as the city council unanimously passed a resolution calling on the head of the scene to quit or be fired. >> i can't bring my daughter back. i am so happy that they are able to stand in front of everyone and support basically what the city needs. >> the city is faulting cpuc pr
with information about their missing girls. abc 7 news reporter nick smith is live with the story. nick? >> investigators say that testing the bone fragments could take weeks but the family of michaela garecht have been waiting for answers since 1988. >> i just want to find her and bring her home whether alive or whether she's not. >> sharon has been looking for answers about the disappearance of her daughter michaela since the 9-year-old vanished in 1988. vetments may tie her disappearance to speed freak killers. >> michaela was a chichld i ignored that investigation all along. >> this week, she learned a bone found at the site where wesley sherman tin and lauren herzyog buried victims is a child's bone. >> if this is michaela, then it breaks my heart she's laying in that place all of this time. >> she was last seen here, she'd gone to the store. police say a man grabbed her and drove away. missing posters still hang with images as she was 24 years ago. and how she may look now. the bones found in a sierra foot hills well where bodies were dump bid so called speed freak killers and tes
&t park. nick smith is live at the ballpark tonight. nick, rain didn't matter did it. >>reporter: the rain didn't matter dan. this crowd is on fire. i'll tell you now it's wild. i want you to see the crowd people out here can talk about the way the game we haven't everybody is excited about wednesday and they know here a lot of people said the rain doesn't matter because it's all about about marco and everyone is talking about how marco could be mvp. best part about the game was what. >> it was just it was just being it was just the beginning of the game. scoring the runs. seeing matt holiday shut down. >> all right. we are going to keep it flight while we are here. back to you. more at 11:00. live at at&t park. nick smith 7 news. >> i just wish they were more excited out there, nick. thanks a lot. what a great scene. just incredible. well, another storm is headed our way. raining as you saw at the game pretty heavily. fortunately not until later in the game so they didn't call it. let's go to spencer tracking it on radar. what a fun nature for baseball fans. rain
hours before the deadline. nick smith presented penny with a big check. she's she is going to give some to her -- children and grandchildren her friends -- [ unintelligible ] she added she wasn't going to answer the phone last night fearing it was a robo call. but, nope it wasn't foye she $49,000 richer -- >> she was speechless after she won. time for a look at cast. >>> what a quick cool-down record temperatures then mike this is coming on in a hurry. >>> flipping the switch. when you step out you notice the difference by looking up the cloud cover, mild in the 60s cloud cover and sea breeze is already here. visibility half moon bay 3/4 of a mile everybody else okay. with the clouds increasing we'll have issues at sfo later this morning. winds aren't as robust at the surface they pick in the afternoon right now 7 to 13 miles an hour. you can see the change is coming. clouds still going to linger around the bay this afternoon, partly sunny, 60s to mid 70s, 70s inland and 50s to 60s along the coast 10 to 20° cooler than questioned. inland 70s. temperatures keep dropping not as dramatica
aired the 49ers' great win and gave away $49,000. nick smith showed up in person with the big check. >> you are the big winner of the $49,000 sweepstakes. >> oh my god! thank you abc7! awesome! >> that's what you would say too. penny crow ended the give away just hours before the deadline. she knows what she is going to do with the money. >> i'm going to give some money to my children and grandchildren. and i'm -- my fence has fallen down in the backyard so it is going for that. and i could just breathe. i can just breathe. >> i -- >> penny was not even going to answer the phone last night fearing it was a robo call, but she did. >> 9ers win, great, $49,000 wonderful. the weather, priceless. >> it was nice last night, wasn't it? >> oh yeah. >>> big difference today. >> i like the cool-down feels good. >> some people are probably tired of it especially those who don't have air conditioning. good morning here's a look from south beach clouds off in the distance way to the south as you get closer to san jose, they are barking at the sundown there already out and warming things up. as y
night we aired the 49ers' great win and gave away $49,000. nick smith showed up in person with the big check. >> you are the big winner of the $49,000 sweepstakes. >> oh my god! thank you abc7! awesome! >> that's what you would say too. penny crow ended the give away just hours before the deadline. she knows what she is going to do with the money. >> i'm going to give some money to my children and grandchildren. and i'm -- my fence has fallen down in the backyard so it is going for that. and i could just breathe. i can just breathe. >> i -- >> penny was not even going to answer the phone last night fearing it was a robo call, but she did. >> 9ers win, great, $49,000 wonderful. the weather, priceless. >> it was nice last night, wasn't it? >> oh yeah. >>> big difference today. >> i like the cool-down feels good. >> some people are probably tired of it especially those who don't have air conditioning. good morning here's a look from south beach clouds off in the distance way to the south as you get closer to san jose, they are barking at the sundown there already out and warming things up
areas hit hard by the storm. abc 7 news reporter nick smith is live tonight in sacramento where those crews are departing for the storm zone. >> absolutely. we're at mather field. talking about 8.2 million people without pou yes, some have hit the road headed to new york to help out and restore power, looking over my shoulder you can see the rest about 150, pg&e employee was to board that 737 behind me and they're spending crews to new york to get the city up and running again. some flying, some driving with a mission to help restore power and areas damaged by hurricane sandy. about 150 employees are across the company northern california division. all of them will be used to provide support and get things up and running. so we're happy to send crews out there to restore customers. we've got 150 employees going from northern and central california that. is designed so we can still maintain safe operations here in california while we're helping our utilities on the coast coast. >> most of the teams have helped other agencies before. the teams expected to arrive in white plains new york
in residential neighborhood. more on the story from nick smith. >> i hear shots fired a lot but not seen this kind of police response before. >>reporter: hayward police working through the chain of events that led to officer shooting and killing a man. >> all i heard was 4 shots fired and it was really, really close. wasn't muscled like it normally is. >> i came right around the block and whoa. what the heck is going on. >>reporter: metallic clang of gunfire rang out befe noon causingurious redents to come out of the homes to see what all the commotion was b.shell casings litter the ground and police tape stretches across the neighborhood park. popular with children. >> this is spooky. too close to home. >>reporter: just before 12 a hayward police officer spotted this parked car at the intersection of brier gateway and vanderbilt street. investigators say that after the officer ran a license plate check information came back listing the car as stolen. sue johnson heard the shots being fired and didn't know what to do. >> one of those things where should i call the police or did s
francisco bay. twenty-two people had to be rescued after the accident near alcatraz. abc news reporter nick smith caught up with the owner of the boat. >> reporter: take a look at this video just obtained by abc7 news. these hair-raising moments captured at 22 people had to be rescued from a dining boat in the san francisco bay. they were enjoying a bachelor party when their boat hit rocks near alcatraz island and immediately started taking on water and sinking. >> in my opinion the crew was in tip top shape. >> melissa and her family % % o% seasoned m % e% to restore % % % % >> 22 people had to be rescued in the fran bay. group was enjoying a bachelor party when their boat hit rocks near alcatraz island and began taking on water and sinking. >> the gear was working great in my opinion the crew was in tip top shape. >> melissa mcdowell and her family started their business wine tasting on the bay in march. >> we were ready to just go go, go and a fluke accident out on the bay. >> an accident that left two large holes torn into the boat's hull make it impossible to sail. she had bookings g
nick smith showed up on her doorstep and gave her a really big check. penny says she almost didn't get the news. >> i wasn't going to answer the phone, i thought i'm not going to answer the phone i was switching between the giants and 49 areas i don't want to be bothered i'm in front of the computer, working. i'm glad i did. >> penny told us she will give some of that money to her kids and grand kids and fix the fence that has fallen in her backyard. she got in just a few hours before. >> which shows it is never too late to get in. [ talking over each other ] >>> time for our weather forecast, big change coming our way >>> absolutely may not notice it this morning but you will if you see the clouds, they are back marine layer here couple of hours before cooling trend starts to kick in. low pressure to our south, cold front to our north those are the main players pushing high pressure and record highs off to the east. clouds still coming through 7:00, 50s and 60s when you step out. slow warmth unlike yesterday. we stay around low 60s throughout the day at coast upper 60s to mid 70s bay
's lockout. nick smith talks with business owners who are grateful for the giants world series appearance. don't let this five-year-old fool you, she's more than a princess, she's also a giants fan. they were at the shark tank to see the disney on ice because the tank was empty. the sharks some have loft the rest of their november schedule bus of the nhl lockout. for sports bars near the shark tank, no hockey means a hit to the bottom line. >> on a game day one says he sees an extra 500 to 1,000 people come through his door. dollars lost by a shortened or cancelled season. >> it's over $10,000 that we stand to lose or win when win when there's a sharks game. >> but there's a bright side and they are wearing orange. a house that usually houses shark fans wearing deal was a sea of orange and black. the giants went to the motor city and took game three from the tigers and these fans cheered through every inning. >> going through hockey all through november, there's challenges for sure but we are fortunate to have bay area baseball right now. [. [cheers and applause] >> the giants one win awa
hockey league lockout. reporter nick smith talks with business owners who are grateful for the giants world series appearance. >> don't let her fool you. she's more than a princess, she's a giants fan. the san jose sharks have lost the rest of their november schedule because of the nhl lockout. twelve games, 7 at home, are cancelled. other' vents are booked to fill it, but no hockey means a hit to the bottom line. >> you can add them up dollars for dollar. >> on a game day a owner said he sees up to five hundred people come through his door. >> ice over $10,000 that we stand to lose or win when there is a sharks game. >> but there is a bright side, and they are wearing orange. a bar that usually houses sharks fans wearing teal was a sea of orange and black. the giants went to the motor city and tack game three from the tigers and these fans cheered through every inning. >> going without hockey all through november, there's challenges for sure works we are fortunate to have bay area baseball right now. >> with the giants one wane way from becoming the 2010 world series champions, fan f
are investigating an officer-involved shooting. >> there is a news conference there that just wrapped up. nick smith joins us live with the latest. nick? >> good afternoon. residents i spoke with -- sorry about that. i'm trying to... >> the suspect did not comply with his orders and the suspect then reached for a weapon. and the officer was forced to use lethal force. >> and there is a problem with the transmission on nick's report. we'll get it for you later in this newscast or abc 7 news at 5:00. >> police are looking for two men who swindled an elderly woman out of a life savings. investigators released these sketches z police say the men duped a woman into giving them money after one claimed he had a winning lottery ticket. this scam has targeted latino victims. >> there is health officials warning rez don'ts avoid touching bats. a 34-year-old resident dived contracting rain ease. the man succumbed to the illness and officials say he may have contracted it after coming into a contact with a rabid bat. >> a bat was flopping on the ground. and acting weird. another individual picked up the bat wit
demonstrators today and contractors are busying cleaning up. nick smith is live where many folks are tired of it all. nick? >> this is where the mayor wanted tonight to be about the a's and their success but this week marks a one-year anniversary of the movement and this bench where i'mxd standing now was ground zero for the camp ground. you know since yesterday once again, they took the streets and costing thousands of damage to the city. >> just makes me feel terrible about what's happening in oakland. >> matthew, like many in oakland believe the city has seen enough violence and protests. >> there is÷úzeez a lot of great things happening. >> this took a back seat. he woke up to learn city hall had been the target of protestors intent on causing damage. >> when there are people breaking glass and destroying property it takes away frop exciting things happening oakland.ym >> there is an employ each is $20,000. demonstrators broke 12. this atm on the end of a raid. there is no match for the force. police say 200 used bricks and pipes to smash and crash through downtown. this time, vanda
. nick smith abc 7 news. >> the giants also fighting for their season now in cincinnati. if they lose, they're out of the playoffs. before the game the manager addressed why the team scored two runs in two games athere is a team with a good pitching. you know? expect to score a lot of runs and you stril to score runs. we understand that. there no reason to why, have you to look at the pitch and right now, the game is in the bottom of the 4th inning. >> the a's first niche a couple hours, will it be a nice night for baseball in oakland? >> looks like it will be. there is satellite radar image together. you can see there is some pockets of shower activity. showers about 21 miles off the coastline. there is a area of low pressure moving north and then away from the bay area. so there is always tomorrow, partly cloudy skies and temperatures mid-50s to upper 60s, will be cool with lows ranging from 46 to 54 there is partly cloudy skies must have much of the bay area, there is a chance of showers southwest of san jose from santa cruz mountains south, we can expect isolated showers and there
tarp. management believes keeping everybody tighter there is an intermet experience. nick smith abc 7 news. >> thank you. and now, shu what do a's have to do tonight in order to pull this off? >> this is energy here alone could propel this team into the next round. you would think they were up, but everybody is optimistic. and if there is any team that can pull this off it would be amazing a's this, is the loosest group i've covered in a team sport. and despite the fact they're facing elimination tonight they all believe they're going to have to take it one game at a time. and win, lose or draw they're going to have fun. >> this is what it is all b you play to get into this position. and nobody a playoffs this has been everybody i thought it would be. this is a blast and hopefully, we can pull out a win tonight. and to see what happens. >> this has been a lot of fun in the post season. >> yes. this is behind us now. now, it's about finishing the job and winning the world series. >> and you guys can win it's right here. >> there is a great crowd that amped us up there. is a last great
of the boat. nick smith as the story. reporter: take a look at this video, just obtained by abc-7 news. these hair-raising moments captured as 22 people had to be rescued from a sinking boat in the san francisco bay. the group was enjoying a bachelor party when the boat hid a show and immediately started taking on water and sinking. >> the gear was working great. the captain was, in my point, the crew was in tip top shape. >> melissa mcdowell and her family started their business in march. >> we were ready to just go, go, go, and a freak accident on the bay. >> an accident that left two large holes torn into the boat's hull, making it impossible to sail. she had bookings guaranteed through november. now, everything is on hold. >> i made a lot of calls this morning, told some of my customers the disappointing news. >> running the vessel since 1990. >> the captain towed the boat in for repair and says the accident could have been avoided. >> the buoy marks the rock, and they went inside and basically a navigational error. >> according to melissa the neptune's captain has almost 20 years
at this moment are encouraging. 7 news reporter nick smith live at the half man bay airport tonight with the latest on the sear. more dire by the hour. >>reporter: it is indeed dan. you know that single engine plane left half machine bay this morningen trout tucson, arizona and unfortunately it has not been seen since and now there's a search under way to find it. take a look. this is the plane we are talking about. it's a single engine cza 40 with the tail number november 7 2 alpha hotel. it left half man bay this morning and hasn't been seen since. this is what we know. the fixed wing craft departed half machine bay about 6:00 a.m. this morning. scheduled for fuel stop in apple valley, california. final destination was scheduled for regional airport in tucson, arizona. now the plane came to the attention of authorities after it was reported missing by the pilot's wife. she became concerned when he didn't show up for a scheduled fuel stop. now officials in arizona half moon bay have been lacking for the plane but so far have come up empty. now the craft seats 2 but it w
are encouraging. 7 news reporter nick smith live at the half man bay airport tonight with the latest on the search. more dire by the hour. >>reporter: it is indeed dan. you know that single engine plane left half machine bay this morningen trout tucson, arizona and unfortunately it has not been seen since and now there's a search under way to find it. take a look. this is the plane we are talking about. it's a single engine cza 40 with the tail number november 7 2 alpha hotel. it left half man bay this morning and hasn't been seen since. this is what we know. the fixed wing craft departed half machine about 6:00 a.m. this morning. scheduled for fuel stop in apple valley, california. final destination was scheduled for regional airport in tucson, arizona. now the plane came to the attention of authorities after it was reported missing by the pilot's wife. she became concerned when he didn't showhe up for a scheduled fuel stop. now officials in arizona half moon bay have been lacking for the plane but so far have come up empty. now the craft seats 2 but it wasn't medley cle
bay businesses, hit hard by the national hockey league's lockout. nick smith spoke with excited business owners who are really thankful for the giants world series appearance. >> am ma, absolutely the longer this series continues, the longer fans will fill seats at their favorite watering holes, helping business owners that are hit hard by the nhl lockout, add to their bottom line. >> don't let her fool you. she is more than a little princess. she is a giants fan. >> go giants. >> she and hundreds of other families were at the home of the san jose sharks to see disney on otherwise because the tank is empty because of the nhl lockout. 12 games cancelled. the pavilion booked other events but for sports bars near the shark tank, it means a lit the bottom line. >> you can add up dollars for dollars. >> on a sharks game day one bar owner says he sees an extra 500 to 700 people in his doors. dollars lost by a shortened or cancelled season. >> over $10,000 we stand to lose or win when there's a sharks game. >> but there is a bright side, and they're wearing orange. a bar that usually h
and now have released a portion of the police report. here is abc 7 news reporter nick smith. >> we are just trying to get answers and we said and said and said and we haven't been able to get any answers. at every turn we have been shut down. >> reporter: the family continues to demand answers related to the death of their son. last night's city council meeting filled once again with family and supporter who accuse police and city leaders of dragging their feet and releasing details on the may 6th shooting and worse concealing key elements of the investigation. >> unfortunately, it takes time. >> reporter: city council member larry reed said the family deserves to know the truth and so does the public. >> people want answers then theyshouldlet te pross run it crse. it is iumbe upoallf the paies to make sure we provide them with the answers. >> the okafor police chief claims he is doing hess best to provide the answers. he released a report last night on the investigation. he says the report will not answer all questions but will provide independently corroborated facts. >> one that
of a federal take over. nick smith is on the story. >> i think a lot of these issues are in pockets where if you are playing with that crowd then that's what's going to happen. >>reporter: she appears to be right. she opened the barbecue here 10 months ago. knows about the violence that plague the city but it has avoided her and the restaurant. she thinks she knows why. >> we communicate with the people in the neighborhood and look out for us. >>reporter: communicate. that's what oakland city leaders are trying to do. >> many in our community are reluctant to come forward with information. >>reporter: oakland police chief jordan led a press conference focusing on the city effort to reduce crime. rash of gun violence left 5 people dead in less than 24 hours raising the number of those killed by gun violence in the city of oakland to 90. today the department introduced tip watch. new tool to fight crim crime. >> this is one of many ways that you can help reduce violent crimes in oakland. >>reporter: those submitting tips can not be identified b police or service provider. informat
the accident, and today we caught up with the owner of the boat. nick smith as the story. reporter: take a look at this video, just obtained by abc-7 news. these hair-raising moments captured as 22 people had to be rescued from a sinkingthe san fc the san francisco bay. the group was enjoying a bachelor party when the boat hid a show and immediately started taking on water and sinking. >> the gear was working great. the captain was, in my point, the crew was in tip top shape. >> melissa mcdowell and her family started their business in march. >> we were ready to just go, go, go, and a freak accident on the bay. >> an accident that left two large holes torn into the boat's hull, making it impossible to sail. she had bookings guaranteed through november. now, everything is on hold. >> i made a lot of calls this morning, told some of my customers the disappointing news. >> running the vessel since 1990. >> the captain towed the boat in for repair and says the accident could have been avoided. >> the buoy marks thed and they went inside and basically a navigational error. >> according to melissa th
the accident near alcatraz. abc7 news reporter nick smith caught up with the owner of the boat. >> reporter: take a look at this video just obtained by abc7 news. these hair-raising moments captured at 22 people had to be rescued from a dining boat in the san francisco bay. they were enjoying a bachelor party when their boat hit rocks near alcatraz island and immediately started taking on water and sinking. >> the gear was working great, in my opinion the crew was in tip-top shape. >> melissa and her family started the business, wine tasting on the bay, in march. >> we were ready to just go, go, go, and a fluke accident out on the bay. >> an accident that left two large holes torn into the boat's hull, making it impossible to sail. she had bookings guaranteed through november, now everything is on hold. >> i made a lot of calls this morning and told some of my customers the disappointing news. >> i've been running the boat since 1990. >> the captain towed the body in -- the boat in for repair. he said the accident could have been avoided. >> it hit the rock. the buoy marks the rock and it w
cancelled through november 1st abc reporter nick smith reports on disappointed shark fans and the financial hit facing san jose businesses. >> the shark tank is a great place to go. it's one of the best venues. >> but so far this season it has remained sharkless. the nhl has officially cancelled all games through november 1st that means four regular season home games with the shark tank in the dark. >> i don't know what the issues are, but the bottom line is the fans want to see good hockey action and we aren't going to get it. >> this is the third lockout for the nhl since 1994. the league has told the players association that if an agreement is met by thursday, they can still squeeze in a full regular season, 82 games per team, beginning november 2nd. >> if it doesn't, then it could be devastating for a lot of people. >> sunny owns the britt, a popular sports bar that sits a stones throw from the tank. a season of sharksmania means a huge boost to his bottom line. figure this. on a game day he averages an increase of more than 700 extra people filling seats and buying drinks. >> you are c
and extended to the lockout. abc reporter nick smith reports on disappointed shark fans and the financial hit facing san jose businesses. >> the shark tank is a great place to go. it's one of the best venues. >> but so far this season it has remained sharkless. the nhl has officially cancelled all games through november 1st. that means four regular season home games with the shark tank in the dark. >> i don't know what the real issues are, but the bottom line is the fans want to see good hockey action and we aren't going to get it. >> this is the third lockout for the nhl since 1994. the league has told the players association that if an agreement is met by thursday, they can still squeeze in a full regular season, 82 games per team, beginning november 2nd. >> if it doesn't, then it could be devastating for a lot of people. >> sunny walters owns the britt, a popular sports bar that sits a stones throw from the tank. a season of sharksmania means a huge boost to his bottom line. figure this. on a game day he averages an increase of more than 700 extra people filling seats and buying drinks. >>
with police. nick smith has the story from the plaza. >> oakland occupy demonstrate yoirs posted an agenda for events, including a general assembly meeting and a plan to march throughout the streets of downtown oakland. they say they'll end up in city hall, take back the plaza and establish a new encampment. they're supporters to bring tents, shields and friends. city hall and oakland police department promised to protect free speech rights but anything beyond that will not be tolerated. >> city of oakland don't condone criminal acts. >> police say they will not allow tents to go up and they're ready to respond to violent outbreaks, supplement officers were brought in so that regular 911 calls and patrols could continue without interruption. those i spoke with say occupy oakland is not dead. it's simply experiencing a rebirth. same types calling for those to come together in action have also asked that there not be a smash, violent or vandalism event. >> nick, thank you. vandals trashed a popular nef vatto restaurant targeting the bistro. they wrecked a patio area ripping down doors. despi
hockey league's lockout. nick smith spoke with excited business owners who are really thankful for the giants world series appearance. >> am ma, absolutely the longer this series continues, the longer fans will fill seats at their favorite watering holes, helping business owners that are hit hard by the nhl lockout, add to their bottom line. >> don't let her fool you. she is more than a little princess. she is a giants fan. >> go giants. >> she and hundreds >> s other families were at the home of the san jose sharks to see disney on otherwise because the tank is empty because of the nhl lockout. 12 games cancelled. the pavilion booked other events but for sports bars near the shark tank, it means a lit the bottom line. >> you can add up dollars for dollars. >> on a sharks game day one bar owner says he sees an extra 500 to 700 people in his doors. dollars lost by a shortened or cancelled season. >> over $10,000 we stand to lose or win when there's a sharks game. >> but there is a bright side, and they're wearing orange. a bar that usually houses shark fans, wearing teal, was a
to be rescued after the accident near alcatraz. abc news reporter nick smith caught up with the owner of the boat. >> reporter: take a look at this video just obtained by abc7 news. these hair-raising moments captured at 22 people had to be rescued from a dining boat in the san francisco bay. they were enjoying a bachelor party when their boat hit rocks near alcatraz island and immediately started taking on water and sinking. >> in my opinion the crew was in tip top shape. >> melissa and her family started the business, wine tasting on the bay, in march. >> we were ready to just go, go, go, and a freak accident out on the bay. >> an accident that left two large holes torn into the boat's hull, making it impossible to sail. she had bookings guaranteed through november, now everything is on hold. >> i made a lot of calls this morning and told some of my customers the disappointing news. >> i've been running the boat since 1990. >> the captain towed the body in for repair. he said the accident could have been avoided. >> it hit the rock. the buoy marks the rock and it was a navigational
games have been cancelled through november 1st abc reporter nick smith reports on disappointed shark fans and the financial hit facing san jose businesses. >> the shark tank is a great place to go. it's one of the best venues. >> but so far this season it has remained sharkless. the nfl has cancelled -- the nhl cancelled all games through november 1st. >> i don't know what the issues are, but the bottom line is the fans want to see good hockey action and we aren't going to get it. >> this is the third lockout since 1994. the league has told the players association that if an agreement is met by thursday, they can still squeeze in a full regular season, 82 games per team, beginning november 2nd. >> if it doesn't, then it could be devastating for a lot of people. >> sunny owns the britt, a popular sports bar that sits a stones throw from the tank. it means a huge boost to his bottom line. ing if this. on a game day he averages an increase of more than 700 extra people filling seats and buying drinks. >> you are clearing $10,000 when you are looking at that much traffic between food and
to be smarter. >> a total of 326 regular season nhl games have been cancelled. nick smith, abc7 news. >> abc7 news reporter wayne freedman is in detroit covering the giants' world series run. he ran into some giants fan who is a very personal connection to the team. >> we found them in a hotel lobby looking at old pictures of a certain favorite player who always wanted to be a giant. >> i knew he was a good athlete when he was real young. >> we always told him if you are good, everybody will know you are good so you don't go around patting yourself on the back. >> does the kid look familiar yet? >> my son is brandon belt. >> so is her son-in-law. >> he was cute when he was a little boy. >> for darryl and their inlaws, this is a world series experience that reflected glory. >> they flew into detroit, they have a room at the team hotel surrounded by the giants. but make no mistake, there's a big difference between detroit and where they come from. >> lufkin, texas. >> lufkin, texas, with fewer people than a sold out crowd at&t park. that's where the local kids made a video to cheer him on. lufk
. >> reporter: in a bizarre twist, nick smith was face-to-face with his attacker, as daker represented himself in court. staring at the man who stabbed him 18 times, smith decided to stand his ground. what did you want him to know? >> that he didn't break me. that he might have tried to ruin my life. but he didn't. >> reporter: daker is believed to have attacked smith and killed his mother, karmen, as revenge against the woman he stalked, she, too, had to confront the man who haunted her dreams. >> this is unappropriate. >> it's really inappropriate that you stalk me and harassment and you're sitting here asking me questions. and i have to come back and answer you. that's hard for me. >> reporter: at trial, you had done something very brave. you had come out and facing almost the ultimate fear. >> yes. >> reporter: you did not want to be shown. >> no. >> reporter: why? >> this is clearly something i had held in for so long, that only a few close, dear friends are aware of what i experienced through the hands of waseem daker. the poor guy had to confront the man who stabbed him 18 times. if he'
speaking with melanie sloan, nick, kim barker, bradley smith. we've been talking about the rise of dark money in the election 2012. thank you, everyone. [applause] >> tonight at 7:00, a debate with the candidates for the senate and indiana. he will debate the democratic nominee congressman joe donnelly. that debate is live on c-span at 7:00. after that, added o'clock, you can see the first presidential debate between president obama and mitt romney. that debate took place october 3 at the university of denver. you can see that tonight at 8:00 on c-span. the campaigns are building sets at the media center ahead of tomorrow night's presidential debate. this'll be where representatives of the campaign talk to reporters after the debate. this will be the sixth ever town hall style presidential debate. the audience will submit questions and advance and the debate moderator will select which wants to ask the candidates. -- which ones to ask the candidates. thewe saw were the mitt romney campaign is building their sats. moroccan towards where the obama campaign will have their -- is building t
to all of these attack ads on television. >> which includes our producer, nick, who's always calling out on the air. he said he's at home, and after one day, i cannot even turn on the tv. it's just saturated. susan? >> the best week goes to the al smith dinner, mostly because it brought some civility back to politics and it was really quite fun. >> it was. >> and the worst week has to go to national polls. until they find a way to really count early voting and balance it, they're really doing a disservice publicity wise to these candidates. >> okay. and morris, usually you're really out there with yours. so where'd you go today? >> well, my buddy andrew cuomo had the best week. the governor of new york, consensus, andrew cuomo will be president of the united states. my worst week, sensata workers. they're getting their jobs shipped to china. mitt romney owns 8 million shares in this company. i'm sure we'll hear more about this on monday night in his foreign policy experience. >> all right, thank you all so much. >>> that is a wrap-up of "weekends with alex witt," i'll be right back tomor
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